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Yond (adverb)

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Yon.
Yond.
Yo'nder.
adv. At a distance within a view. It is used when we direct the eye from another thing to the object.

The fringed curtains of thine eyes advance,
And say what thou see'st yond.
Shakesp. Tempest.

First, and chiefest, with thee bring
Him that yon soars on golden wing,
Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne,
The cherub, contemplation.
Milton.

Yonder are two apple-women scolding. Arbuthn. and Pope.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227) · Milton, John (449) · Pope, Alexander (393) · Shakespeare's Tempest (50)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Yond (adverb)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 21, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=8270.


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